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FOX Business
Apr 27, 2013 4:00am EDT
? you can't catch us live, have a great evening. lou: good evening confusing messages from the white house, president obama walks back from his red line decree on syrian use of chemical weapons. this aftee u.s. intelligence sources yesterday reported that on at least two occasions, assad regime had used seron gas on its population, the president instead laying out another red line for the assad regime, that is already slaughtered tens of thousands of its civilians. >> horrific as it is, when mortars are fired on civilians to use potential once one crosses another line. with respect to international norms and law. and that is going to be a game changer. lou: president obama has been repeating since as far back of august o last year, that assad's use of chemical weapons on his own people would cross a so-called red line, that would result in u.s. involvement in now 2 year long syrian civil iar. president today however called for more investigation into the intelligence communities assessment of the use of chemical weapons, and president incredibly said that syria had crossed a differen
FOX Business
Apr 28, 2013 11:00pm EDT
to worse. lou: you mention political warfare in obama administration between white house and secretary of state hillary clinton. how can such tensions and disruptive petty bureaucrat icon flick be allowed to persist? >> well, it should not. i think in varieties of cases from afghanistan to middle east, it impacted our policymaking because state department, which stands for engagement and diplomacy, and played an important role in conflicts bike balkanlike the balkans has not d its voice in this administration, secretary clinton of probably more influ18 shall than any then. there is a. i don't think that is being for the best. >> vali i look forward to your earlier return to the broadcast. congratulation on your new book. let's hope it remains indispensable. thank you very much. >> thank you. lou: go to loudobbs.com. you can get links directly to the purchase of the book, have a gr >> announcer: the following is a paid presentation for hip hop abs brought to you by beachbody. pay close attention! don't miss your chance to save 75% off hip hop abs. if you're looking to shed the fat... >>
MSNBC
May 1, 2013 2:30am PDT
he can learn a lot from me. >>> coming up, president obama takes the white house podium to weigh in on syria to gun perform. but will it help gain momentum for the white house agenda. around here, we'll huddle around the watercooler, to add to the long list of weatherman bloopers. we'll show you the clip next. i did? when visa signature asked everybody what upgraded experiences really mattered... you suggested luxury car service instead of "strength training with patrick willis." come on todd! flap them chicken wings. [ grunts ] well, i travel a lot and umm... [ male announcer ] at visa signature, every upgraded experience comes from listening to our cardholders. visa signature. your idea of what a card should be. visa signature. i've always had to keep my eye on her... but, i didn't always watch out for myself. with so much noise about health care... i tuned it all out. with unitedhealthcare, i get information that matters... my individual health profile. not random statistics. they even reward me for addressing my health risks. so i'm doing fine... but she's still going to give
KICU
May 1, 2013 4:00am PDT
." it's part of the 'joining forces' initiative by the white house, led by michelle obama and jill biden. blackstone is the latest company committed to helping veterans. target, wal-mart and home depot have pleged similar initiatives. another unsettling statistic from the eurozone - record unemployment. 12.1% of the population across the 17-nation region is jobless. that number tops earlier records set in january and february. the highest unemployment numbers are in greece and spain at 27.2% and 26.7% respectively. austria, germany and luxemburg fared better. the numbers from eurostat also show falling inflation, to an annualized rate of 1.2%, down from 1.7% the previous month. the combination could force the hand of the european central bank to further cut interest rates. the costs of the dreamliner groundings are becoming clearer. half of the world's fleet of 787s are operated by ana holdings and japan airlines. the companies estimate that the three-month suspension of the fleet will cost a combined $110 million. the airlines may ask boeing to pick up those costs. reuters reports that
CNBC
Apr 29, 2013 12:00pm EDT
of the nation's top business leaders are joining michelle obama at the white house today to try and help our military heroes find jobs as they transition from active service to the workforce. john chambers was there today and joins us now from the north lawn. great to have you on. >> it's a pleasure. please call me john so i won't feel old. >> all right, john, why are you involved with the initiative and tell us a little bit about what you're doing at the white house today. >> sure, we're involved with the initiative because -- our country are coming into the workforce over the next three to four years. 300,000 this next year alone. yet unemployment for veterans is at 9 .2% and for our young veterans, over 30%. so what we're looking at is what can we do as a country to really make a difference here and i want to applaud the first lady, what she and the administration are doing to bring business and public and private partnerships together is key to this. we ought not to rest, any of us, until those veterans have a job they're happy with in the right spot. we're announces today working togeth
CNBC
Apr 30, 2013 7:00pm EDT
." that was president obama being a little coy at a rare white house news conference today. he took questions about the sequester and obamacare and syria. even gitmo. but did he give any real straight answers? and on wall street, the rally continues. april poses monthly gains for all three indices. now a possibility for stocks to have more gains. could the fed increase its easing policies instead of winding them down. we'll look at the possibilities with a former federal reserve governor. >>> and why shouldn't free market conservative david coke buy the l.a. times? he'll save the papers, improve the newsroom and put in a better editorial policy. we'll debate. "the kudlow report" begins right now. >>> first up, marking the first 100 days of the second term, president obama met a much more combative white house press corps at a news conference today. he is tackling everything from the red line for syria, obamacare's rollout train wreck, and even whether his agenda is failing. chief washington correspondent, john harwood joins us with the details. good evening, john. >> good evening, larry. on your ea
CNBC
Apr 29, 2013 4:00am EDT
spielberg's next film venture or not? president obama used the annual white house correspondent association dinner to spoke fun at himself and his critics. he introduced a spoof video featuring the director of clinic. >> in the middle of the night i look up and it hit me, obama. i mean, the guy is already a lame duck,ve why not? picking an accounter to play obama, that was the challenge. who is obama, really? we don't know. we never got the transcriptes and they say he's kind of aloof. so i needed someone to dive in and really barack obama become. and it turns out the answer was right in front of me all along. daniel day-lewis. >> hello, ohio! i'll have your become. what? what? let me be clear about this. at least we had daniel to play obama, we had to cast the rest of the team. and i think we've got some pretty terrific performs. >> working with a legend like daniel is intimidating. without daniel, i never could have played joe biden, writ rally. hi, i'm joe biden. the hardest part? trying to understand the motivations. why did you pursue health care first? why don't you get mad? if i were
ABC
May 1, 2013 4:00am PDT
is suffering trauma after appearing in that photo. >>> after showing off his chops at the white house correspondents' dinner, president obama is back to serious business. in a wide-ranging news conference, the president said until there is, quote, hard, effective evidence that syria used chemical weapons against its citizens, he will not consider military action. the president also addressed guantanamo bay vowing to renew his push to close the detention facility. he also expressed concern about the dozens of terror suspects held there who are engaged in a hunger strike. >>> investigators in mississippi say the man accused of sending ricin-laced letters to top officials ordered caster beans on ebay. ricin is derived from those beans. james everett dutschke is being held without bond in this case. officials say they found traces of ricin on a dust mask that dut ki threw in a dumpster and in a martial arts studio he used to own. >>> well, it's may 1st, and authorities in seattle are gearing up hoping to avoid a repeat of the violence during last year's may day march. there will be demons
PBS
Apr 30, 2013 4:30pm PDT
in the book president obama called ben bernanke over to the white house in august 2009 the wednesday evening right before bernanke flew out to jackson hole. but it was secret for several dates. bernanke, it was only announced when the president was on vacation the next week in massachusetts. the question this year is how quickly does the president move on finding a new nomination, whether it's ben bernanke or someone else. it will clearly be somewhere around that time, late august, september you. don't want to wait too long because you have to get the person confirmed before bernanke's term ends in january of 2014. i think it's really the biggest decision barack obama has to make this year. >> neil irwin, thank you very much. writer of "the alchemist." tomorrow we'll speak with randy kroszner about the fed, the statement and the health of the economy. >>> still ahead on the program, banking budgets and badges. why the girl scouts is no longer just about selling cookies. >>> but first, a look at how commodities fared today, including gold,hich had its worst monthly performance since december
FOX Business
Apr 29, 2013 7:00pm EDT
, there was a lot of enthusiasm about anything. that is a disaster, just as governor romney. president obama will muster lemaster with a historically low percentage of white voters. only 39%. 39%, the president had a little extra support in other places. 71% of the hispanic vote. 71%. 73% voted for president obama. but the black vote was spectacular. he got 93% of the black vote. talk about a consensus, that is a consensus. the key was the black voter turnout. making just about 12% of the eligible voters in the country. they turned up 13% of the total votes from last year. for the first time ever, voters turn out at a higher rate than white voters overall last year. in fact, if they turned out at the same rate as they did back in 2004, governor romney would have actually won the election. it's not clear that the democratic party can repeat last year's performance. but one thing is clear. everything the republican party did was inadequate. they certainly demonstrated that the republican party has a lot of thinking to do. they better find some better thinkers if they are going to be competitiv
FOX
Apr 30, 2013 7:00am PDT
the course and some of them will be dressed in costumes. >>> happening right now, president obama is speaking at a news conference at the white house. let's listen in. >> a couple of questionsen national security. on syria, you said that the redline was not just about chemical weapons being used or spread and it was a game changer. it seemed cut and dry. and now your administration seems to be indicating that line is not clear. do you risk u.s. credibility if you do not take military action? and then on benghazi, there are some survivors who want to come forward and testify, some in your state statement who said they've been blocked. will you allow them to testify? >> first of all, on syria, i think it's important to understand that for several years now what we've been seeing a slowly unfolding disaster for the syrian people. and this is not a situation in which we've been simply bystanders to what's been happening. by policy -- by policy from the beginning has been -- my policy from the beginning has been that president assad lost credibility, that he attacked his own people, has killed his
FOX News
Apr 30, 2013 6:00am PDT
the white house. president obama will hold a news conference in about 9 minutes from now. it is slated for 10:15 eastern time. there is so much to cover. i'm bill hemmer. welcome to "america's newsroom." a bit of a surprise. martha: a news conference coming up in a while. good morning, everybody, i'm martha maccallum. there is whole host of issues the president could address but one would think the situation in syria would be front and center. bill: we have wendell goler on the north lawn. wendell, what is this all about? >> reporter: last time the president held a solo news conference was mid-january. his aides said he wowed them at correspondents dinner but didn't take questions. so he is due. he will take questions about 10:15 or so. as you say syria likely to dominate the list of questions and whether or not the president has backed away from his warning to bashar al-assad using chemical weapons could cross a red line. his aides now say the president wants definitive proof of the two alleged occasions where chemical weapons were used last month. u.s. intelligence agencies are not a
FOX News
Apr 30, 2013 9:00am EDT
you. martha: there is the scene at the white house right now. breaking news. president obama will hold a news conference there and that is just moments away. a lot of big questions. syria, benghazi, all coming up. you hurt my feelings, todd. i did? when visa signature asked everybody what upgraded experiences really mattered... you suggested luxury car service instd of "strength training with patrick willis." come on todd! flap them chicken wings. [ grunts ] well, i travel a lot and umm... [ male announcer ] at visa signature, every upgradedxperience comes from listening to our cardholders. visa signature. your idea of what a card should be. visa signature. but i see a world bursting with opportunity,ople nervous. with ideas, with ambition. i'm thinking about china, brazil, india. the world's a big place. i want to be a part of it. ishares international etfs. emerging markets and single countries. find out why nine out of ten large professional investors choose ishares for their etfs. ishares by blackrock. call 1-800-ishares for a prospectus, which includes investment objectives, risks
FOX
May 1, 2013 7:00am PDT
's burned 75 acres. it's 8:16. just this morning, the white house sent out a notice that president obama will make a "personnel announcement" at 11:15 this morning. that's white house speak for another nomination for president obama's-term admin stration. here are the three -- administration. here are the three possibilities -- >>> senators are on recess this week but the topic of immigration reform is not. as kyla campbell reports, the debate centers on how same-sex couples are affected by the immigration bill. kyla? >> reporter: california senators feinstein and barbara bockers and other democrats -- bockers and other -- boxer and other democrats are disappointed by this reform bill. it does not include any provisions for same-sex partners. the plan introduced a couple of weeks ago, aims to make illegal immigration easier for highly- skilled immigrants, migrant farm workers and those living in the u.s. illegally. but in the bill, there's no mention of helping foreign and same-sex partners of u.s. citizens become legal, permanent residents. democrats want to offer an amendment to the ga
FOX Business
May 3, 2013 10:00pm EDT
. our chief white house correspondent has the report >> as president obama continue to talk up the economic resurgence in this hemisphere as the focus of his three day trips south of the border. >> trade and commerce create good jobs florida people. >> the labor department reports the unemployment rate dropped seven point* 5% the lowest level in four years that more people were finding jobs than leaving the work force and in the dish with april's gains the government revised the february and march numbers suffered by a total of 114,000 jobs. >> we are gaining jobs over 160,000 and unemployment has taken down. >> there were still major warning signs they are struggling in not a single new job in april while construction employment fell for the first time in one year. the commerce department said orders to factories fell in march by the largest amount in seven months and 11 point* 6 billion workers who wanted jobber still unable to find one. >> we have to get this economy going, and not raising tax rates to have more peopl working we could do would it not for the drag of the pres
MSNBC
May 4, 2013 9:00am PDT
, which we see coming up in the weeks. the worst week was president obama. when the white house press corps is questioning if you've got juice, really not a good week when you are president. the whole question of is he a lame duck president three months into his second term, that's problematic, not that he can't work his way out of. >> not what a president wants to be asked about. morris, your picks? >> susan, really? come on. come on. this is ridiculous. my worst -- let me start with my worst, my worst is those poor germans, the best economy in europe, now the best football clubs in europe. you know what to do with those poor germans. but my best week goes to the economy. again, adding jobs, steady pace, wall street skyrocketing. i don't understand why the republicans cannot praise this president for his stewardship of the economy. susan, i just can't understand t. >> can't start a fight. don't have a lot of time. patricia, i want to end with you. who are your best and worst of the week? >> my best week goes to gabriel gomez, republican nominee now in the senate race up there. he is
CNBC
Apr 29, 2013 6:00am EDT
, but bush well knows about them. will you go to the white house correspondent with me? when obama came in, there was a lot of electricity, history making, bombs and that's what tom brokaw was reacting to. it became a complete originally of celebrity spotting and taking iphone pictures with people and it got kind of ridiculous. >> do you miss the good old days, john? >> i don't care for this event very much. i think it's gotten way out of control. i think the comments last year had some impact and it was slightly tamped down. >> really? >> not a lot. >> to me, the only disappointing piece of this is the whole point of this dinner is to raise money for the scholarship. >> no, that's not the point of the dinner. >> aus tebsbly, that's the point of the dinner. that's $300,000. and you think about the millions of dollars that these organizationes and companies and everybody who shows up spends and to think that this all they're doing is taking in a couple hundred thousands for the scholarships -- >> the point of the dinner is to make everybody in the room feel cool and important. and that's wh
FOX Business
Apr 30, 2013 11:00am EDT
's ahead. dennis: and president obama insists sequester budget cuts are hurting the economy. we're live at the white house with the latest. first as we do every day at this time, let's take a look. we went out and asked people a simple question: how old is the oldest person you've known? we gave people a sticker and had them show us. we learned a lot of us have known someone who's lived well into their 90s. and that's a great thing. but even though we're living longer, o thing that hasn't changed: the official retirement age. ♪ the question is how do you make sure you have the money you need to enjoy all of these years. ♪ dennis: let's look at the key index there. we're 15 stocks in the dow up, 15 down. tech looking good. at&t, verizon, pfizer down. they've had a disappointing earnings. now 15 after. as we do every 15 minutes, let's go to stacks now and nicole at the new york stock exchange and a look at u.s. steel. >> there's a lot of stocks to take a look at, at this time. one is easy to take a look at, u.s. steel. down 1 1/2% today after their quarterly numbers. they had a first
CNBC
Apr 30, 2013 9:00am EDT
] [ beeping ] red or blue? >> we're waiting to take you life to the white house. president obama getting set to start at 10:00 eastern. do we know what the president is likely to say? i don't know of any particular announcement he's going to open the press conference with, but he's preparing to go to mexico on a trip. he's ended the hundred days of his second term. the first hundred days although that doesn't mean very much in the success term and the president is simply kind of taking this moment to try to seize the initiative in washington having gotten past the flight delay issue last week, gotten congress to -- or congress decided itself to resolve that issue without resolving the rest of the sequester and i expect one thing he might do, simon is to press the case that there are many, many other effects of the sequester beyond flight delays that are of concern to poor americans and people benefitting from government services, headstart, meals on wheels and that sort of thing to get the republicans into negotiation to put the sequester aside and look for a budget deal. >> it is a news con
FOX Business
May 1, 2013 9:20am EDT
. the white house is very opposed. many police departments are opposed. if obama does that, if he says he will not enforce it, he will give the republicans and issue on which to criticize him. i think he is kind of stock. stuart: i know you have studied this very closely. i was just wondering if you could give us a timeframe. when do you think we will have fully legal, across the board, buy it where ever you want it, smoke it when you got it, a free go for it across the board, when do we arrived there? >> we are less good at forecasting the future. i kind of expected to happen in my lifetime. i do not think it is in five years or even ten years. stuart: i am inclined to disagree with you. >> i hope you are right. stuart: you are in favor of full legalization? >> oh, absolutely. i am in favor. i am not sure it will happen right away. stuart: is it full legalization at the federal and state level? >> yes. the total benefit if we fully legalize it at all levels of government. do you think the government should be interfering? stuart: did you factor in exports to your equation. now, i am not
FOX Business
Apr 29, 2013 3:00pm EDT
news. president obama has tapped its transportation secretary nominee. rich: at an indoor ceremony, because it is raining at the white house, so thanks for pointing out the weather in california. he has been chosen to lead the department of transportation. perhaps a move away from the department of transportation current secretary, ray lahood. take a listen. >> our top party as a nation is doing everything we can to grow our economy and build great jobs. one of the best ways we can do that is to put americans back to work rebuilding our infrastructure. that is why i propose a fix it first program to put more people to work as soon as possible on our most urgent rep. rich: this is what the psident has in store. $50 billion one-time shop for infrastructure projects. $1 billion for a new air traffic control system. this is still something that has to go through the senate confirmation. the head of the transportation committee basically saying that it looks forward to remaining committed. once he has been confirmed by the senate, a good time for him, i look forward to working with mayo
KRON
Apr 30, 2013 6:00am PDT
warmer weather for friday. we may get a to mid- 90s. >> president obama is making more cabinet picks this week. he is expected to select chicago businesswoman penny pritzker 4, secretary and current white house adviser michael froman for trade rep. pritzker is chief executive of the prit zker realty group and is one of the wealthiest women in america. froman currently serves as the deputy national security adviser for international economic affairs. in the role he has served as a liaison to the g-8 in g-20 summits, and advise the president of international finance. >> murder suspect george is a moment is in a florida court right now for the first time in three months. several topics are being discussed. the most dramatic is whether the judge should demand an answer from zimmerman on if he is giving up his right to a " stand your ground " hearing. zimmerman is on trial for the february 2012 killing of 17 year-old treyvon martin. he claims that he was acting in self-defense and that is and thus protected by the floor this stand your ground law. >> a southern california woman is seekin
FOX Business
Apr 30, 2013 3:00pm EDT
anniversary of something called joining forces, veterans hiring initiative lost by the white house years ago. american companies have already hired some 290,000 veterans. we need them to do more. michele obama announced plans to hire another 435,000 veterans over just the next five years. our next guest is a big part of this effort. siemens, a german industrial giant that has a day operation here in the u.s. a new job training program to help our veterans stepping up to the plate with breaking news on this. u.s.a. ceo. you may remember him because he was called up by the president during his state of the union address as a company it is creating jobs here in the u.s. you hear of specific pieces. big news which will be officially announced in less than half an hour. that is it. >> we have been a big part of joining forces. we hired over a thousand. one of the things we found is that veterans want to get into higher-paying jobs, more technical jobs. they have good technical but need more. we are announcing a new initiative tired veterans and to our software technology business. we're going to
FOX Business
May 3, 2013 9:20am EDT
. the latest hit for the white house and guess what? it's headed back to the supreme court. and president obama's commerce secretary nominee, one of the richest americans, a billionaire, is she paying her fair share? is there any outrage about this billionaire in the cabinet? find out next. you can't say 'one size fits all'. it doesn't. that's crazy. we're all totally different. ishares core. etf building blocks for your personalized portfolio. find out why 9 out of 10 large professional investors choose ishares for their etfs. ishares by blackrock. call 1-800-ishares for a prospectus, which includes investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses. read and consider it carefully before investing. risk includes possible loss of principal. trust your instincts to make the call. to treat my low testosterone, my doctor and i went with axiron, the only underarm low t treatment. axiron can restore t levels to normal in about 2 weeks in most men. axiron is not for use in women or anyone younger than 18 or men with prostate or breast cancer. women, especially those who are or who may become pregnant
CNN
Apr 30, 2013 2:00am PDT
. and remember when president obama joked about getting a drink with senator mitch mcconnell at the white house correspondents' dinner? mitch mcconal is returning the laugh and he is ready to accept. waiting for the president. >> thank you very much, chriine. 41 minutes past the hour. more on that groundbreaking announcement from nba player jason collins. in his essay yesterday for "sports illustrated" he said, i didn't set out to be the first openly gay athlete playing in a major american team sport. but since i am, i'm happy to the start the i had my way, someon would have already done this. nobody has, which is why i'm raising my hand. the 34-year-old has gotten support from all corners of the sports world. from nba commissioner david stern to former teammates. so let's talk about the reaction with mike golic and mike greenberg the mosts of "mike & mike" on espn radio and espn2. they're joining us this morning. collins is the first active player in a major u.s. sport to come out. how big of a deal is this? >> well, it's both an enormous deal and i think no big deal at all. with regard to th
FOX Business
Apr 30, 2013 1:00pm EDT
handled the question on how they got the solution to the furloughs and white lace? i is that such a challenge? lou: it is a challenge because it does not fit this president goals. these are the forgotten people. these are the vanished in the obama era. it will be in history because the republicans, quite frankly, have no one in their leadership capable of creating a strategy. that will be the test for 2014. it is also unclear, you know, as they listen to the president his little charming thing today -- it was none of those things. it was as if they were still too proximate to the white house press corps and dinner. a little too thoughtful about one another's questions and answers. there was no real contention between the questioner and the person called upon to answer. it is a tiring job. a lot of responsibility. when you spew rhetoric like redline and game changer when you are talking about foreign policy then you have to walk all of that crap back and try to be a rational man -- by the way, we have to give him credit. he is being responsible on syria. he had to walk
CSPAN
May 4, 2013 7:00am EDT
? caller: you do not know who he is? [laughter] he is a brain surgeon. he was at the white house correspondents back fist -- breakfast, and he sort of chewed out obama. host: no more politicians? .aller: we need americans the democrats are corrupt, and the republicans are corrupt. fast and furious, eric holder. right here, and ghazi -- benghazi. said, forinton americans dead, what did that matter? they were asking for help, and america did not give them none. host: brian calling for no more politicians in the 2016 race for the white house. a few more headlines from you -- for you. here is the "washington post" story on president obama's comments yesterday on u.s. troops on the ground in syria that is the story from "the washington post." on the same subject, this from today's "new york times" -- that story in today's "new york times" if you want to read more on that. on the subject of the 2016 race and your choice for president in the 2016 contest, we will go to ted from jefferson, iowa. good morning. caller: good morning, c-span. i just wanted to basically give a dutiful an iowa
FOX News
Apr 29, 2013 5:00pm PDT
for kids who don't have very much money so they can attend journalism school. this year fox news white house correspondent ed henry, a good guy, was in charge. henry did a very nice job raising0,000 for the students as part of the event, president obama gets to make fun of everybody, including himself. >> these days i look in the mirror and i have to admit i'm not the strapping young muslim socialist that i used to be. [ laughter ] i know republicans are still sorting out what happened in 2012. one thing they do agree on they need to do a better job reaching out to minorities. call me self-centered. i could think of one minority they could start with. hello. [ laughter ] [ applause ] think of me as a trial run, you know. see how it goes. this whole trophy billion jay-z going to cuba it's up believable i have 99 problems and now jay-z is 1. that's another rap reference, bill. >> bill: well, i must thank the president for the heads up. sorry to say i am not down with the jay-z song 99 problems. but if it's half as good as cara by jay and the americans i think i'm going to like it. then c
FOX Business
Apr 29, 2013 1:00pm EDT
obama expected to select charlotte, north carolina, mayor, anthony foxx as his new transportation chief. rich edson is live at the white house with more on the president's new nominee. >> just a couple minutes, the president will make the new announcement. anthony foxx, mayor of charlotte. known for bringing transportation and infrastructure projects to his city. shifting department of transportation, ray lahood, focused on safety, texting while driving to infrastructure projection. take a look. he wants $4 billion additional dollars for department of transportation fund. $50 billion up front in additional infrastructure projects. $40 billion over five-year period for additional rail projects and one billion for a new traffic control system. this is up for a senate nomination and confirmation. a process will begin once the president makes his initial confirmation here or recommendation here to the united states senate. we expect that to happen in just a minute or some back to you. ashley: let's listen in. >> everybody have a seat. good afternoon, everybody. ray lahood has said that bein
MSNBC
May 3, 2013 10:00am PDT
are not at all happy with what the white house has done. a tough issue. the morning after pill counter manneding the fda. >> and as we, i always want to step back here and think about what president obama has done in opening up health care options for women in this country. the fact that the health care reform came through not only ensuring that i as a woman was not a preexisting condition but covering birth control for millions and millions of women in this country is a fantastic thing. i'm glad we're having this conversation. these are conversations we need to be having in this country. and i certainly hope at the end of the day to be quite honest, that science will overrule politics here. but i think a conversation we should be having and i think we have to keep pushing the envelope. >> madam president, thank you very much. ...so you say men are superior drivers? yeah? then how'd i get this... [ voice of dennis ] ...safe driving bonus check? every six months without an accident, allstate sends a check. silence. are you in good hands? when the doctor told me that i could smoke for the first we
KRON
Apr 30, 2013 4:00am PDT
. >> thank you george. >> president obama is making more cabinet picks this week. he is expected to select a chicago businesswoman penny pritzer for commerce secretary and current white house advisor michael frp,am for trade representative. {rotzler chief executive of {rotzler reality group in is one of a wealthy is women in america. frp, froman currently serves as deputy national security adviser for international economic affairs. in that role he has served as a liaison to the g-eight n d- 20 summit, advise the president on international finance. >> harder suspect george zimmerman returns to 4 court date for the first time in three months. several topics are expected to be discussed. the most dramatic will likely be whether the judge should make an answer from zimmerman on if he is giving up his right to a stand your ground hearing. zimmerman is on trial for the february to dublin killing of trayvon martin. >> at southern california woman is seeking 3.2 $5 million of the hands of virus outbreak at a city national park. cathy, carillo , says she became sick with the virus of staying in c
CNN
May 1, 2013 4:00am PDT
in several cities across the country including seattle, new york and los angeles. >>> president obama is expecting to nominate tom wheeler as the next chairman of the federal communications division. wheeler was a top fundraiser for the president's reelection campaign. the white house describes wheeler as an experienced leader that shares the commitment to enhancing competition and insuring investment. >>> how did a memphis police cruiser end up like this? >> it is quite a picture. >> we are told theophiluser wof attempting to pull over. the wonderful thing is no one was injured. it is a crazy picture. >>> ahead on "starting point" i am not a murderer. amanda knox telling the world her side of the story and talking about how she was portrayed by the international media. that is next. you're watching "starting point." [ other merv ] welcome back to the cleaning games. [ merv ] mr. clean magic eraser extra power was three times faster on permanent marker. it looks like mr. clean has won everything. the cleaning games are finished? and so are we. [ male announcer ] clean more, work less,
CSPAN
May 4, 2013 2:00pm EDT
"washington journal," we will look at president 0,'s second term -- president obama's second term. followed by an update on the situation in syria with jeffrey white. peter settled joins us. tweets,h your calls, and e-mails at 7:00 a.m. eastern on c-span. the national rifle association held its annual meeting this weekend in houston tx. we will show you some of the featured speakers, including wayne lapierre, nra ceo. 8:35 eastern here on c-span. the anti-defamation league hosted its centennial summit last week in washington. keynote speaker talked about counter-terrorism efforts, i ran bang pots nuclear program, and syria. this is half an hour. >> pan am flight 103, munich twin towers and the pentagon, a move by, tokyo subway, the london underground, the images of two terrorist attacks are seared in our minds and the mere mention of those words and those places fill us with anger and sorrow. and now, unfortunately, boston gets added to that list. our hearts go out to the families and friends of those who were killed and our prayers for healing go to the wounded. boston is strong, indeed. t
CNBC
May 2, 2013 9:00am EDT
reconnect business to the white house? >> that's the hope of the administration, certainly. she's somebody who had a close relationship with obama as a fund-raiser, somebody from his hometown. the labor troubles that you mentioned will probably add to her credibility in dealing with business because so of of the suspicion that business people usually have of democrats is that they're too closed to organized labor. so that probably will help her in the confirmation fight with republicans although it makes some democrats uneasy. some people are uneasy with the whole idea of taking people who raise money for a candidate and put them in power. but i expect that she will overcome that, be confirmed and so will mike froman who has been serving the administration, as the president said, doing economic international policy. i expect, as they depart for mexico, he is likely to have a relatively smooth and low drama confirmation fight. >> interesting. despite the concerns the president expressed. thank you very much, john howard in washington. >>> the ecb and jobs numbers tomorrow, how can you play
CNN
May 3, 2013 6:00am PDT
've been talking about for so many months now, perhaps unemployment picture could be rosier. so the white house out with this statement, i'll point out to you, carol, a number of republicans have put out their own statements already, saying they believe the picture wiould be better if obama care weren't in place, if taxes were in a different place. each side is seeing their own political advantage in these numbers, but for americans, what this really means, a, a better picture on jobs and more stalemate in washington, carol. >> we want to talk more about that bottom line. are you right. the jobs numbers matter to real people out there. christine romans, a business guru, alison kosik at the new york stock exchange. you will continue to be with us from mexico. stephen moore from the wall street journal on the phone with us. jessica was mentioning this, the statement from the white house, bottom, it says in talking about the numbers. it's important not to read too much into any one monthly report and informative to consider each report in the context of other data that will be coming availab
CSPAN
May 3, 2013 9:00am EDT
cruz from texas. c-span's road to the white house 2016 coverage gets underway live tonight at 7:30 p.m. eastern. president obama on the second to of his three-day trip latin america spoke to students about how to be added to its of some americans toward mexicans have tapped into stereotypes and called for greater unity moving forward. >> despite all the bonds we share and the people who claim heritage on both sides, our attitudes sometimes hold to those stereotypes. thisamericans always see depicted in violations of border crossing. and let's a minute. many mexicans feel that america disrespects mexico or is trying to impose itself on mexican sovereignty. in both countries, such distortions create misunderstandings. they make it harder for us to move forward together. i have come to mexico to say i think it is important to recognize some realities. including the impressive comrades that we have in mexico. [applause] president's of the remarks earlier today. you can see the entire event tonight in prime time or you can watch it anytime on our website at www.c-span.org. student can com
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